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Bold moves for AFC South teams

Marcell Dareus would be a perfect fit for a Colts defensive line in need of a stronger pass rush. AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack

Each NFL team's offseason is filled with small moves and marginal personnel decisions. Sometimes, that series of small moves will build a winner. But a big, bold move always helps, by dramatically improving talent at an important position or changing the overall direction of the franchise.

In this series, Football Outsiders goes division-by-division to suggest a bold move that each team could make to get better this offseason, either in the short or long term. Pieces may refer to Football Outsiders' DVOA (Defense-adjusted Value Over Average) metric, which takes every play during the season and compares it to a baseline adjusted for situation and opponent. It is explained further here.


Indianapolis Colts: Acquire Marcell Dareus for a first-round pick